Books in category Technology & Engineering – Social Aspects

  • Social Exclusion Power and Video Game Play

    Social Exclusion, Power, and Video Game Play
    David G. Embrick, Talmadge J. Wright, Andras Lukacs

    The articles presented by the contributors in this volume represent cutting-edge research in the area of critical game play with the hope to draw attention to the need for more studies that are both sociological and critical.

  • Technocapitalism

    Luis Suarez-Villa

    In his provocative book Technocapitalism, Luis Suarez-Villa addresses this phenomenon from the perspective of radical political economy and social criticism.

  • Technological Slavery

    Technological Slavery
    Theodore J. Kaczynski

    Feral House does not support or justify Kaczynski's crimes, nor does the author receive royalties or compensation for this book.

  • Utopia Is Creepy And Other Provocations

    Utopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations
    Nicholas Carr

    Utopia Is Creepy compels us to question the technological momentum that has trapped us in its flow. “Resistance is never futile,” argues Carr, and this book delivers the proof.

  • The Four

    The Four
    Scott Galloway

    Instead of buying the myths these compa­nies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they’re almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)?

  • The Silicon Valley Edge

    The Silicon Valley Edge
    Chong-Moon Lee

    John Young, retired CEO, Hewlett-Packard To emulate, one must first understand. This book is an essential guide for communities and individuals worldwide trying to understand and emulate this startling phenomenon known as Silicon Valley.

  • Urban Mass Transit

    Urban Mass Transit
    Robert C. Post

    Relates how the technology of urban mass transit and society interact.

  • Holding On to Reality

    Holding On to Reality
    Albert Borgmann

    Borgmann, the author of "Crossing the Postmodern Divide", presents a brilliant history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture.

  • The Happiness Effect

    The Happiness Effect
    Donna Freitas

    Have smartphones and social media created a generation of self-obsessed egomaniacs? Absolutely not, Donna Freitas argues in this provocative book.

  • Video Games Around the World

    Video Games Around the World
    Mark J. P. Wolf, Toru Iwatani

    Thirty-nine essays explore the vast diversity of video game history and culture across all the world's continents.

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